Huawei confirms it’s working on a 5G foldable phone 15 By Dami Lee@dami_lee Oct 19, 2018, 10:59am EDT

Huawei CEO Richard Yu confirmed at the launch of the Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro this week that the company is planning to release 5G foldable phones in 2019. In an interview with Digital Trends, Yu commented, “We are working on foldable phones. Foldable 5G phones.” It’s been rumored since this past July that Huawei was working to beat its… Read More Huawei confirms it’s working on a 5G foldable phone 15 By Dami Lee@dami_lee Oct 19, 2018, 10:59am EDT

Hackers accessed records of 75,000 people in government health insurance system breach

Healthcare.gov itself was unaffected By Andrew Liptak@AndrewLiptak  Oct 20, 2018, 11:49am EDT Hackers breached a government healthcare system earlier this week, compromising the personal data for 75,000 individuals, according to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (via TechCrunch). The data was taken through a system used by insurance agents and brokers. The CMS says that on October 13th, it detected… Read More Hackers accessed records of 75,000 people in government health insurance system breach

Amazon reportedly scraps internal AI recruiting tool that was biased against women

The secret program penalized applications that contained the word “women’s” By James Vincent@jjvincent  Oct 10, 2018, 7:09am EDT Bias in machine learning can be a problem even for companies with plenty of experience with AI, like Amazon. According to a report from Reuters, the e-commerce giant scrapped an internal project that was trying to use AI to vet job… Read More Amazon reportedly scraps internal AI recruiting tool that was biased against women

Andy Rubin’s Essential is reportedly working on an AI phone that pretends to be you

The device, still under development, is supposed to respond to texts and emails on the user’s behalf By James Vincent@jjvincent  Oct 10, 2018, 7:55am EDT   Consumer electronics startup Essential Products is reportedly working on a new device that will use artificial intelligence to mimic users and respond to messages on their behalf. According to a report… Read More Andy Rubin’s Essential is reportedly working on an AI phone that pretends to be you

Approachable Programming – The Future of Computer Architecture and Programming

We, the programming community, have been spoiled by Moore’s law for a long time. Most of our solutions today are based on applying brute force to solve our problems. With the end of Moore’s law, we have a chance to have a fresh look at hardware and software architectures that radically simplify programming itself and… Read More Approachable Programming – The Future of Computer Architecture and Programming

The Scriptables win M2Hack organised by Merck and MEST

The weekend of 8th and 9th September kicked off the MEST and Merck M2Hack at the MEST Incubator in Cape Town. The hackathon brought together a lively mix of students, entrepreneurs and industry experts to work towards a common objective: Creating innovative solutions to give people in low-income regions access to better healthcare and enabling… Read More The Scriptables win M2Hack organised by Merck and MEST